Caraway honored for his entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact
HUMBLE, Texas and HOUSTON, May 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Third Coast Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: TCBX) (the “Company” or “Third Coast”), the bank holding company for Third Coast Bank, SSB, and Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Bart Caraway was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Central South Award finalist. Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive business awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies.
Mr. Caraway was selected by a panel of independent judges according to the following criteria – entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact – among other core contributions and attributes.
“Being named a finalist for such a prestigious award is humbling,” said Mr. Caraway. “Third Coast started as a $17 million de novo bank in 2008 with five employees working on temporary folding tables in the Humble, TX headquarters. In November 2021, Third Coast completed its IPO. Fast forward to today, Third Coast is a $3 billion bank and one of the fastest growing financial institutions in the nation.
“I strongly believe that Third Coast Bank’s accomplishments are not about one individual, rather our combined achievements. Therefore, I am excited to share this very special recognition with our management team and more than 330 employees in 13 branches across the state of Texas,” concluded Caraway.
For over 35 years, EY US has celebrated the unstoppable entrepreneurs who are building a more equitable, sustainable and prosperous world for all. The Entrepreneur Of The Year program has recognized more than 10,000 US executives since its inception in 1986. Entrepreneur Of The Year Award winners have exclusive, ongoing access to the experience, insight and wisdom of fellow alumni and other members of the entrepreneurial community in over 60 countries — all supported by vast EY resources.
About Third Coast Bancshares, Inc.
Third Coast Bancshares, Inc. is a commercially focused, Texas-based bank holding company operating primarily in the Greater Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth, and Austin-San Antonio markets through its wholly owned subsidiary, Third Coast Bank, SSB. Founded in 2008 in Humble, Texas, Third Coast Bank, SSB conducts banking operations through 13 branches and one loan production office encompassing the four largest metropolitan areas in Texas. Please visit https://www.tcbssb.com for more information.
About the Entrepreneur Of The Year Program
Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for unstoppable entrepreneurs. These visionary leaders deliver innovation, growth and prosperity that transform our world. The program engages entrepreneurs with insights and experiences that foster growth. It connects them with their peers to strengthen entrepreneurship around the world. Entrepreneur Of The Year is the first and only truly global awards program of its kind.
The Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national awards programs in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries. Regional award winners will be announced on June 23, 2022. The regional winners will then be considered by the National independent judging panel, and National awards will be presented in November at the Strategic Growth Forum®, one of the nation’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies. The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will then move on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award in June 2023. More information about the Entrepreneur Of The Year is available at www.ey.com/us/eoy.
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